TMM4115 - Engineering Modelling


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Work
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
work 100/100 ALLE

Course content

Description of technical systems and products. Modeling as a tool in product development and manufacturing. Use of CAD / CAM software for 3D modeling of machine parts and assemblies, technical drawing, simulation of mechanisms, finite element method analysis, and CNC programming. Geometric tolerances and analysis of measurement data. Programming for mechatronics systems. 3D printing.

Learning outcome

The candidate shall have knowledge of geometric product specifications regarding 3D modeling, technical drawing and tolerances. The candidate shall know the methods used in product development and manufacturing of mechanical products. The candidate shall have basic knowledge of programming of mechatronics systems.

The candidate shall be able to use CAD/CAM software to model products and do different types of simulations and analyzes on the product models as well as prepare for CNC machining and 3D printing. The candidate shall be able to make usable machine drawings based on a 3D model. The candidate shall be able to calculate geometric deviations on products based on measurement data.

General competence:
The candidate shall be able to discuss a technical product with a terminology that is understood by other engineers. The candidate shall know what is expected from a mechanical engineer who will work in the field of product development and manufacturing.

Learning methods and activities

The course uses theoretical and practical exercises. The students will complete a practical course in machining and welding, which also includes training in health, environment, and safety (HSE). A group project work will be carried out on development of a product, including construction of a prototype, partly by use of 3D printing.

Compulsory assignments

  • Compulsory exercises in modelling and drawing every week
  • Practical course for students of the degree program Mechanical Engineering

Further on evaluation

The assessment in the course is Pass/Fail. To pass, the individual exercises must be approved, the group project must be approved, and the practical workshop course must be completed.

For a re-take of an examination, all assessments during the course must be re-taken.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Mechanical Engineering (MTPROD)

Course materials

Will be specified at first lecture.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SIO2015 7.5
SIO2015 7.5
SIO2015 7.5
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

No.of lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 7
No.of specialization hours: 3

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Product Development and Engineering Design
  • Production Engineering
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering



Examination arrangement: Work

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD work 100/100 ALLE INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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